There are some flavors that are just meant to go together like chocolate and raspberry.  Wrap them both up in a Raspberry Chocolate Pound Cake and you have a 5-star winner. | HostessAtHeart.comThere are some flavors that are just meant to go together like chocolate and raspberry.  Wrap them both up in a Raspberry Chocolate Pound Cake and you have a 5-star winner. | HostessAtHeart.com
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Raspberry Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

Raspberry Chocolate Pound cake is quick, easy and delicious. A smattering of powdered sugar is all you'll need because you will not want to cover up this cakes purple hue with frosting.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 12 people
Author Hostess At Heart

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa I used Hershey's Special Dark
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup seedless raspberry jam or preserves divided
  • 2/3 cup butter softened
  • 16 oz sour cream
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 12 cup fluted (bundt) pan. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl microwave 3/4 cup raspberry jam on high until melted (30-45 seconds). Allow to cool.
  • In the bowl of an electric stand mixer, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Mix on low to combine.
  • Add butter, sour cream, eggs, vanilla and melted jam. Beat on a medium speed for 3 to 4 minutes until smooth.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes in the pan on a cooling rack. Remove the cake from the pan onto the cooling rack.
  • In a small bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup jam until melted. Brush jam over warm cake.
  • Cool completely.
  • Dust with powdered sugar before serving.
  • Store at room temperature in a covered container.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Hershey's Chocolate.

Nutrition

Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 2mg
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